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Education for all : global promises, national challenges

Author: David Baker; Alexander W Wiseman
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier JAI, 2007.
Series: International perspectives on education and society, v. 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Since the World Conference on Education for All (EFA) in Jomtien, Thailand in 1990, the push for modern mass schooling has become a primary focus of national education policymakers and researchers  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Baker; Alexander W Wiseman
ISBN: 9780762314416 0762314419
OCLC Number: 124937555
Description: xvi, 549 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Education for all : paradoxes and prospects of a global promise / Karen Mundy --
The political dimensions of international cooperation in education : mechanisms of global governance to promote education for all / Yuto Kitamura --
The market, the nation and the school : EFA in times of globalization and nationalism / Muhammad A. Naseem and Adeela Arshad-Ayaz --
Grounds for prioritizing education for girls : the telling case of left-behind rural China / Vilma Seeberg ... [et al.] --
Inclusive education as a strategy for achieving education for all : perspectives from three Asian societies / Vivian Heung and David Grossman --
In pursuit of EFA : expanding and enhancing multigrade schooling in Bhutan / Peter Ninnes ... [et al.] --
Every child in school : the challenges of attaining and financing education for all in India / P. Geetha Rani --
State and civil society response to education for all : linking global dreams to national realities in Peru / Nelly P. Stromquist --
The education of youth and adults in Mexico more than 15 years after Jomtien : global promises, national challenges / Teresa Bracho and Arcelia Martinez --
The reform for EFA in Mexico : disappointing progress, could do better / Christopher Martin --
Education for all and its influence on at-risk student policy in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles / Rosita C.. Tormala-Nita --
Education for all in sub-Saharan Africa : prospects and challenges / C. C. Wolhuter --
Teacher quality and education for all in sub-Saharan Africa / Thomas M. Smith and Albert Motivans --
Challenges of rebuilding education in crisis : access to universal primary education in Africa / Ladislaus M. Semali --
How "basic" is basic education? : restructuring basic education in post-apartheid South Africa within the context of EFA / Chijioke J. Evoh and Noxolo Mafu --
Makings sense of the EFA from a national context : its implementation, and impact on households in Ethiopia / Shoko Yamada --
Education for all : a myth or reality? : limitations of implementing education for all : the Sierra Leone context / Jasmine Renner --
WCEFA : a moment in the history of multilateral education / Phillip W. Jones.
Series Title: International perspectives on education and society, v. 8.
Responsibility: edited by David P. Baker, Alexander W. Wiseman.

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